5 Days Fes to Marrakech Desert tour
4 Nights Desert Tour would be the trip of a lifetime. The drive through the Atlas Mountains is great but the highlight is Ait Ben Haddou Kasbah the UNESCO World Heritage Site which is amazing and fascinating. The canyon is terrific and the goats are fun. It is Very picturesque. The Dades Gorge is truly beautiful and a great change of pace between the hustle and bustle of Marrakech and Fes. Let alone the camel ride and overnight stay in the desert. It is amazing 4 Nights Desert Tour! The weather is usually beyond perfect, slightly chilly at night, but you will be warmed by the fire pit at your camp while star gazing.
Marrakech, High atlas mountains, Ouarzazate, Skoura , Rose Valley
We leave Marrakesh to start our4 Nights Desert Tour to Dades Gorges. We pass through Tizi-n-Tichka in the high Atlas Mountains where you will have opportunity to take some perfect landscape photos. We will visit the Ait Ben Haddou village -kasbah which is recognized by UNESCO as a world patrimony. It is also the best place for famous cinema directors and then we continue towards natural landscapes of Roses Valley, which is known by Festival of roses. Then we will arrive to your Kasbahwhere you will spend the first night of 4 Nights Desert Tour.
Rose valley trekking and sightseeing.
Following the breakfast, you will be meeting with your local guide who will walk with you to explore berber village and experience a nomadic life. You will have a lunch with a local berber family. You will visit Hadida, Aifer, Tourbist and Boutaghrar villages.You will be led through tiny family farm plots where you will see the locals picking figs for dinner and wandered along the stream. The roses wouldn't be in bloom until April and May butwe can't stress enough how crazy gorgeous this place is and how lovely the Mud houses are. Heaven.You continueyour journey to the fascinating valley of the Roses and its fabulous rose Plantations, a leisurely stroll through organic garden and around exploring old kasbahs. Back to you hotel in the evening where you will have dinner and overnight.
Rose valley-Dades Gorges- Todgha gorge
After breakfast at your magical Kasbah in the rose valley, you will head towards another absolutely gorgeous valley which is Dades gorge. It’s in this ridiculously idyllic setting.We continue passing the strange rock creation of Tamnalt Hills and we arrive to Dades Gorge carved by centuries by the Dades River. You will enjoy the natural scenery of red and mauve rocks tower above the road. We depart Dades Gorge after lunch and travel to another spectacular gorge Todra (the highest oasis in Morocco). The gorge is cut into the ochre-colored cliffs of the High Atlas. Its walls are 300 meters high and at their most narrow part are 20 meters apart. You might want to climb the gorge because it is a great place to learn to climb. The area is absolutely beautiful and the sky is so blue. There are some great climbing areas geared towards beginners with good bolt and anchor placement with moderate grades. It is easy to find climbing at all grades. In the evening you will stay at hotel in the area with dinner and breakfast.
Todgha gorge- Tinjdad- Jorf- Arfoud- Erg Chebbi.
After a leisurely breakfast in Todgha gorge, you will make our way towards Tinjdad. We reach Merzouga which is known for the highest sand dunes in North Africa. It is called Erg Chebbi Sahara desert. On our way, we will have the chance to see many oasis such as the oasis of Tinjdad. After we arrive to Rissani, we will continue our way enjoying the green oasis of palm trees of Ziz –Tafilalet and the Hamada before arriving to Merzouga. There we will take camel ride to have an adventure in the sand dunes. We will spend the night in an equipped camp site in the middle of the Sahara! This is a great opportunity to take lovely pictures of the sunset and sunrise. At this time, we will explore the secrets of the Sahara and its unlimited horizons.
Erg Chebbi – Merzouga – Fes
You will wake up to enjoy the sunrise over the dunes of Erg Chebbi, possibly the best moment of the Merzouga desert that's why 4 Nights Desert Tour is better. Make your way after breakfast Fes to through the ziz valley and the cedar forest of Azrou. There you will see a colony of monkeys along the road which will keep you amused. You will have plenty of opportunities to stretch your legs as you will stop for coffee, lunch, photographs, and more coffee as you travel through these forests, valleys and mountains. We will reach the Switzerland of Morocco which is Ifrane city. Drop off at your Riad / Hotel at around 6PM in Fes and your 4 Nights Desert Tour ends.
- Private transportation and all related costs (gas, parking, tolls, etc)
- Experienced English-speaking driver (guide)
- En suite rooms with A/C heater with dinner and breakfast
- Overnight in Nomad desert camp with guide (private tents) with dinner and breakfast/ Sandboarding
- Accommodations with breakfast in other cities
- Pick-up from and drop-off at your accommodation.
- Option to visit a nomad or berber family
- Free time to explore interesting sites such as Ait Benhaddou, kasbahs, walks and canyons, breaks for photos etc.
- Personal and Alcoholic beverages
- Tips and gratuities